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PETA’s Guide to Becoming an Activist

Grassroots work is essential to the success of the animal rights movement, and PETA is committed to helping activists fight to protect animal rights.

Spain’s Queen of Shimmy vs. Matadors

It’s the eve of one of Mexico’s biggest bullfights. And earlier today, María Rosario Pilar Martínez Molina Gutiérrez de los Perales Santa Ana Romanguera y de la Hinojosa Rasten, …

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Investing in Animals: PETA’s Shareholder Resolution Campaign

PETA now owns stock in more than 80 top meat producers, clothing retailers, fast food and grocery chains, and pharmaceutical companies.

Shareholder Campaigns

PETA has purchased shares in companies where the inhumane treatment of animals has been brought to our attention.

Circus Information for Educators

Learn how parents, members of the community, and students can meet with school boards to discourage school promotions of circuses with animal acts.

Steps for Meeting With School Boards to Discourage Circus Promotions

See PETA’s steps for meeting with school boards in your area and help stop circuses from coming to your local schools.

Web Banners

We encourage activists and members to link to PETA’s website from their Web pages, e-mails, and blog posts. For your convenience, we have provided PETA Web banners in a …

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In contrast to the glitter associated with circuses, performing animals’ lives are pretty miserable. Because animals do not naturally ride bicycles, stand on their heads, or jump through rings …

Where to Get Help if You Witness a Crime Against a Wild Animal

Each year, millions of animals suffer horrific deaths because some consider them a nuisance. Find out how to end the cruelty toward wildlife.

Official Findings on Chained Dogs

In efforts to address public safety hazards linked with aggressive dogs, federal and national agencies studied how and why dog-bite incidents occur.

Neglected Animals With No Escape

Chained dogs—like all animals who are left outside and unsupervised—are susceptible to cruel acts of passersby, other animals, and extreme weather.

Helping an Individual Chained Dog

Here are some simple tips on what you can do to help back-yard dogs in your area!

Chained-Dog Attack Summaries

Since 2003, at least 200 Americans have been injured or killed by chained dogs, the majority of the victims were children.

This Just In: PETA Activist Arrested

One of our top activists has just been arrested for participating in an anti-circus demonstration in Dallas. Her crime? You tell us, Dallas P.D.! No one will even tell …

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Tasty! Toronto’s Veggie ‘Pureed’

Oops—I meant to say “Parade.” OK, so maybe that pun made you wince, but the photos from Toronto’s first annual Veggie Pride Parade will make you beam! PETA’s own …

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